To access your account: 

  1. Visit http://scripps.joinhandshake.com.
  2. Enter your Scripps email address and press Continue.
  3. Click on the "Scripps College Sign On" button.
  4. You'll be redirected to CAS. Select "Scripps College" and fill in your Novell* username and password.
  5. Complete your profile.

* Your Novell username and password is the same login information you use to access Sakai and computers on campus.

The Nationwide Internships Consortium (NIC) is a collection of 15 national colleges and universities primarily on the East and West Coasts. The primary purpose of this consortium is to provide internship listings and opportunities to students and alumni of member institutions. NIC contains paid and unpaid internships, research opportunities for undergraduates, fellowships and post-BAC opportunities within one database.

Log into NIC here.

Returning Students:

Sign in using your old ClaremontConnect login information (your 8-digit Scripps College ID and password). 

First Year/Transfer Students:

Please refer to the email sent earlier in the year with your NIC login information.

Forgot your login?

Click "Forgot my Password." Your username is your 8-digit Scripps College ID. You'll be emailed a link to reset your password.

Note: Through NIC you also have access to the Liberal Arts Career Network, another entry level job/internship database. Click "Jump to LACN" to search those listings.


Unsure about which career is right for you? Want to find out how to get noticed by employers, and get a leg up on the competition? Want to learn from the experiences of others who’ve landed your dream role?

GEN Z Connect is an online network that provides access to hundreds of young professionals willing to share their experiences and insights via 30-minute informational interviews.

This platform is now available at no cost to Scripps students.

Join now at www.genzconnect.com.

 

Handshake (formerly ClaremontConnect) is the primary online job board used across the Claremont Colleges. This is only a start. There are thousands of online resources to help you in your job search including those listed below. Stop in during drop-in hours to learn more.

Vault curates information on top employers and education programs, salary information, employee message boards and surveys. CP&R has subscribed to this site on your behalf; please let us know if you experience any problems. Login via Handshake.

O*Net is primary source of occupational information. Access via Handshake.

Idealist is a free website that lists volunteer opportunities, jobs, internships, and organizations in the nonprofit sector.

OPA is a source of internships and entry-level jobs on Capitol Hill and in public affairs and PR in the Washington, D.C. area. CP&R has subscribed to this site on your behalf; please let us know if you experience any problems.

To access OPA listings:

Username: scripps
Password: cpr


Guidestar offers information on specific nonprofit organizations.


Glassdoor is a free website that offers insider perspective on company interviews, salaries, and more.

SimplyHired, a job board aggregator, was recently recognized by Forbes as a top 10 website for careers.

Uniworld is a database of both US companies operating abroad and foreign firms operating in the United States. While it does not have listings directly, it's an excellent place to find companies who may be doing the type of work you're interested in, particularly if you're hoping to go abroad.

  • Visit the databases section of the Claremont Libraries website and click Uniworld.
  • Enter in your Novel login information.
  • Click the green Start Your Search Now button